Chocolate and Beetroot cake

Ingredients (makes 1 tray / 24 pieces):

250g Butter – Melt in bowl above pan of water on hob

200g Dark chocolate – Melt in bowl with butter

500g Beetroot (cooked)

6 Beaten Eggs – put together with Beetroot in a bowl

450g Self-raising flour – sieve into large bowl

½ tbs Cocoa powder – sieve into bowl with flour

400g Caster sugar – add to flour and cocoa powder


50g Butter and 400g white chocolate melted together in a bowl over a pan of water on the hob


Add eggs and beetroot to bowl of dry ingredients (Flour, cocoa powder, sugar) in large bowl

Add the melted butter and chocolate into the large bowl, and mix well

Pour into a tray and bake for 1 hour on 350F°

When cooked leave to cool on a rack

When the cake is cool, spread on the topping and grate some dark chocolate over the top

NB Before slicing, score the top of the cake to prevent the chocolate from cracking